New Zealand confirm Honduras fixture
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New Zealand will play two football friendlies against fellow 2010 FIFA World Cup™ finalists in October with confirmation today of a match against Honduras.

The All Whites will play Honduras on 9 October at a venue to be confirmed, New Zealand Football said. It was announced last week that the All Whites will play 2010 FIFA World Cup quarter-finalists Paraguay on 12 October, three days after the South Americans take on Australia at Sydney Football Stadium.

"We now have two World Cup sides of obvious quality coming to New Zealand with stars from the best leagues in the world," NZF chief executive Michael Glading said. "It's a football opportunity that's been rare in recent years but we see it as a very special way for the team to thank the New Zealand public for all their World Cup support."

The match against world number 46 Honduras will be the first played by the All Whites since they exited South Africa 2010 in June at the group stage. Three draws saw them emerge as the only unbeaten team at the 32-nation global showpiece.